1) Ball is
cleared after corner to edge of penalty area where it is played out wide.
Only half of the French defence pushes out.
makes a run to near post, beats the defenders to the ball and scores with
The French defence does not push out as a unit, some players stay in deep
defensive positions and play the Spanish forwards onside.
Defences must coordinate their movements at set-pieces, meaning when to
push out or stay in the penalty area. They should also make sure the player
waiting on the edge of the penalty area is closely marked.
- Shows the importance when crossing of good delivery and eliminating the first defender with the cross. Also, the player taking the corner should always make themselves available in case of a clearance as in this attack. Finally, Helguera shows good attacking skills by coming in from behind and between the defenders.
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